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TDL director joins DPN Business Model Working Group

TDL executive director Debra Hanken Kurtz has joined the DPN Business Model Working Group, which has been tasked with creating a formal business plan and establishing a sustainable economic model for the Digital Preservation Network (DPN).

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Preservation on the horizon: Continuing development of preservation services at TDL

The TDL continues its commitment to developing a dedicated preservation infrastructure for ensuring the longevity and accessibility of digital scholarly communication into the future through development efforts on multiple fronts.

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What’s Happening Now: Current Preservation Tools at TDL

DSpace and storage at the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC), together with policies and practices instituted by staff at local member institutions, can help members ensure the longevity of their collections.

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Technology Working Group begins work for DPN

TDL Director of IT Ladd Hanson has joined seven other technology leads to begin architecture planning for the Digital Preservation Network (DPN).

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TDL developing preservation-related DSpace plugin

conceptual image of secured dataThe Texas Digital Library software development team began a multiple-week series of development sprints in March devoted to the TDL Preservation Network. The goal of the current effort is to create the means for local repository managers to select content from their DSpace repositories to be sent to PresNet and to retrieve their content from PresNet in a DSpace-ready format.

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TDL sprint review demos work on PresNet

As it does each week, the TDL software development team held a public sprint review on January 20 at 2:30 PM to demonstrate work completed on the TDL Preservation Network (PresNet).

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Weekly TDL sprint review and demo to be held January 13 at 2:30 PM

The next TDL Sprint Review will take place Thursday, January 13 at 2:30 PM. The review will demonstrate work completed during the latest sprint dedicated to the TDL Preservation Network.

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TDL developers demo work on Preservation Network

The TDL software development team held a Sprint Review on Thursday, January 6, to demonstrate work completed on the TDL Preservation Network. The team is currently holding weekly public Sprint Reviews each Thursday at 2:30 PM.

TDL developer Joe Devries served as moderator for the sprint review and demonstrated work completed on two user stories.

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TDL development team begins weekly Sprint Reviews with January 6 demo

TDL is beginning 2011 with an invitation to its members to get a look inside the TDL software development process by attending weekly demonstrations held by the software team at the end of each development cycle.

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NSF releases guidelines for data management

The National Science Foundation has released its new Data Management Policy for researchers preparing grant proposals.

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